WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Elgin, Fayette County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1862 at Elgin and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in a hospital at Mississippi River No. 10 on 11 June 1862. Discharged from the service for disability at Cincinnati, Ohio, 6 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p570) (Ager p310) “Olson, Svend”